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Jay Inslee on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee on other issues.
  • Met wife Trudi in high school; 3 kids & 2 grandkids. (Jan 2013)
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)

Senate:

WA 2012: 2012 WA Senate Debates


Michael Baumgartner on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for Michael Baumgartner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Maria Cantwell on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (WA): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Maria Cantwell on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 94.7% of 323 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted for Kerry in 2004; he matched Northwest values. (Oct 2006)
  • Green turnout for Nader had positive effect on her election. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Senate New Democrat Coalition. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Patty Murray on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (WA): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Patty Murray on other issues.
  • This state is my family and my family is hurting. (Oct 2010)
  • Long history of limiting debates with her challengers. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted with Democratic Party 96.6% of 322 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Remember that the people we serve go to Denny's. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • by MoveOn, for moderate progressive principles. (Sep 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)

House:


Suzan DelBene on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Suzan DelBene on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doc Hastings on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (WA-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Doc Hastings on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Denny Heck on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 10): Click here for Denny Heck on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jaime Herrera on Principles & Values
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jaime Herrera on other issues.
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Derek Kilmer on Principles & Values
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Derek Kilmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Larsen on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WA-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rick Larsen on other issues.
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Jim McDermott on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WA-7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim McDermott on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Principles & Values
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on other issues.
  • Obama promises sound good but won't solve nation's problems. (Jan 2014)
  • Obama promises sound good but won't solve nation's problems. (Jan 2014)
  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
David Adam Smith on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WA-9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for David Adam Smith on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Christian. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Christine Gregoire on Principles & Values
Democratic WA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Christine Gregoire on other issues.
  • 2004 recount battle determined by absentee ballots. (Sep 2010)
Norm Dicks on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WA-6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Norm Dicks on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Lutheran. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Jay Inslee on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee on other issues.
  • Met wife Trudi in high school; 3 kids & 2 grandkids. (Jan 2013)
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Dave Reichert on Principles & Values
Republican Representative (WA-8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dave Reichert on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
Gary Locke on Principles & Values
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2004); Cabinet (Commerce): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gary Locke on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Western Governors' Association. (Aug 2001)
Jennifer Dunn on Principles & Values
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Dunn on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. (Jul 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Slade Gorton on Principles & Values
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Slade Gorton on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Endorsed by Log Cabin Republicans; supports gay rights. (Nov 2000)
George Nethercutt on Principles & Values
Republican (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
George Nethercutt on Principles & Values
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership . (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Linda Smith on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda Smith on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Randy Tate on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Tate on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Principles & Values
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick White on other issues.
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Brian Baird on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (WA-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Brian Baird on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Protestant. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the AU, indicating support of church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Bruce Guthrie on Principles & Values
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Guthrie on other issues.
  • Voters were disgusted in 2004 and 60% did not vote. (Oct 2006)
  • Lends campaign $1.2 million. (Oct 2006)
Brad Klippert on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Klippert on other issues.
  • Supports a platform of strong family values. (Jan 2006)
John Koster on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 2): Click here for John Koster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McGavick on Principles & Values
Republican challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike McGavick on other issues.
  • Voted for Bush in 2004; to defeat radical Islamic terrorism. (Oct 2006)
  • Committed to freedom, limited govít, & strength of families. (Jan 2006)
  • Campaignís great cause: rescuing the United States Senate. (Jan 2006)
  • Promises a different kind of leadership. (Oct 2005)
Jack Metcalf on Principles & Values
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Metcalf on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Christian. (Nov 2000)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Dino Rossi on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dino Rossi on other issues.
  • Lost 2004 race for governor by 133 votes. (Oct 2010)
  • Murray is shortchanging voters with 2 debates instead of 6. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2010)
Al Swift on Principles & Values
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 2): Click here for Al Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jolene Unsoeld on Principles & Values
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 3): Click here for Jolene Unsoeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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